English version

ducks and drakes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other games
ducks and drakesˌducks and ˈdrakes noun [uncountable] British English  DGOa children’s game in which you make flat stones jump across the surface of water
Examples from the Corpus
ducks and drakesWhy should they be allowed to play ducks and drakes with people's lives?It was as if he were playing ducks and drakes with himself.
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